With the surge in the number of cricket matches being played across the globe, Test cricket witnessed many players retiring from the purest format of the game. Most of them did it to swell their white-ball International career, whilst augmenting their chances to play in various T20 or T10 leagues.
Sandeep Lamichhane in action for Lahore Qalandars
However, Nepal’s rising leg-spin sensation Sandeep Lamichhane has recently criticized this notion as he went on to highlight the significance of Test cricket. The 19-year old cricketer admitted that T20 cricket helps the player gain valuable experience, but Sandeep isn’t ready to replace the amelioration of skills which one gets from playing the red-ball cricket.
Sharing his feelings, the spin wizard added that he always loved playing franchise cricket, but all that cannot replace the personal satisfaction he derives from playing even one Test match for Nepal. The idea was well received by cricket pundits who believe that the Syangja born is on the right track by prioritizing Test cricket over white-ball contests, particularly 20-over cricket.